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Comets football practice kicks off

Today marks the official start of practice for Halifax County High School fall sports teams, with many eyes cast toward the start of football season.

American Angels heading home after WS loss

The Halifax American Angels all-stars could manage only one hit, a fifth-inning single by Carol Fears, and they bowed out of the Dixie Softball Angels World Series Monday with a 5-0 loss to Mississippi in South Hill.

SoBo Pre-Majors eliminated from series

The South Boston Pre-Majors all-star team dropped out of the Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors World Series this week in Independence, Louisiana with a 1-2 record after losing 19-4 Monday to Bossier City, Louisiana.

Junior Boys bow out of World Series

The Halifax County Junior Boys all-stars bowed out of the Dixie Junior Boys World Series in Beaufort, S.C., after two straight setbacks, an 8-3 loss to Georgia on Saturday and a 16-11 loss the next day to Arkansas.

American Belles suffer first loss in World Series

The Halifax American Belles all-stars suffered their first loss in the Dixie Softball World Series in South Hill after three wins, falling 14-4 to host South Hill on Tuesday.

Debs make it to final four in World Series

Halifax American, behind solid hitting and strong pitching from Lindsey Wilkins, Kate Bane and Dalyn Hall, are in the final four of the Dixie Softball Debs World Series in Alexandria, Louisiana, after a 8-2 win over the host team on Monday.

Football, fall sports team practices, try-outs under way

Halifax County High School fall sports teams opened pre-season practice and try-outs Monday, with all noting good starts.

Comet standout inks with Louisburg College

Tyler Long has had his eye on taking his baseball career to the next level. His dream has now become a reality.

Halifax Debs lose in heart-breaking fashion

The Halifax American Debs all-stars will finish in third-place at the Dixie Softball Debs World Series after coming up short in two extra-inning games, 12-6 to Alabama in nine innings Tuesday and 2-1 to Alexandria/Pineville in eight innings Wednesday.

Comets coach impressed with volleyball turnout

Comets’ head varsity volleyball coach Steve Mattox said he’s been impressed both with the quantity and the quality of the approximately 30 athletes trying out for the varsity and jayvee squads.